The Law Offices of Claude S. Whitehead III

If you are in trouble, you need an experienced lawyer on your side

Claude Whitehead III is an experienced criminal and traffic lawyer who has practiced for more than 15 years in courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. After graduating from law school in 1993, Claude Whitehead began his legal career as a prosecutor in the City of Petersburg. During his five years in Petersburg, Claude prosecuted thousands and thousands of cases. On any given day in Circuit Court as a senior prosecutor, his cases ranged from reckless driving to drug distribution to murder. He tried these cases in front of judges and juries and thereby gained invaluable courtroom experience and knowledge. In 1998, he left the prosecutor’s office and began putting his knowledge and experience to use as a traffic and criminal defense attorney.

Claude’s practice is widespread and he has represented clients from the Eastern Shore to the Blue Ridge Mountains. He primarily practices however in the following cities and counties: City of Richmond, Chesterfield County, Hanover County, Dinwiddie County, City of Emporia, Greensville County, Sussex County, Prince George County, City of Petersburg, Brunswick County, Henrico County, New Kent County, Caroline County, Spottsylvania County, Goochland County, Louisa County, City of Charlottesville, Powhatan County and Albemarle County.

If you have received a reckless driving charge, a driving under the influence charge, a hit and run charge, an eluding charge, a speeding ticket or any other traffic offense, call Claude Whitehead for a consultation. If you have received a possession of marijuana charge, a possession of cocaine charge, an assault charge or any other criminal misdemeanor or felony charge, Claude Whitehead can help you. He will discuss your case with you and then develop the best possible plan to achieve a positive result.


Claude Whitehead III is a Virginia lawyer who practices criminal and traffic law. He has successfully represented clients charged with reckless driving, dui, possession of marijuana, driving on suspended license, hit and run and many other criminal and traffic offenses in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a Richmond attorney who regularly practices law in the City of Richmond, Chesterfield County, Dinwiddie County, Sussex County, New Kent County, Emporia, Greensville, Prince George County, Petersburg, Brunswick County, Hanover County, Colonial Heights, Powhatan County, Caroline County, Henrico County, Goochland County, Albemarle County and Charlottesville.

The Law Offices of Claude S. Whitehead III 420 Libbie Ave. Richmond, VA 23226 Office: 804-282-5606 Fax: 804-282-5611